WOTUS: What would our founding fathers say?

  • Oct 5, 2015

    Nina Teicholz: 5 things you need to know about the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

    The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAC) will soon be released, pending a hearing scheduled by Congress in October. Nina Teicholz, author of “Big Fat Surprise,” is fighting for beef’s share on the dinner plate and argues that the DGAC committee is not using sound science to make its recommendations. Here are five things you need to know about the new DGAC....More
  • Sep 24, 2015

    Why USDA is encouraging veterans to pursue careers in agriculture 1

    The USDA and Department of Defense recently unveiled plans to offer career training and support to Service members interested in pursuing careers in agriculture. Find out how veterans are being encouraged to explore job opportunities in rural America in today’s blog....More
  • Sep 3, 2015

    WOTUS: What would our founding fathers say? 8

    The Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule has created much angst and confusion in cattle country. And the rule itself is just the beginning. If the rule is upheld as written, it is about more than just EPA having jurisdiction over every drop of water on your land....More
  • Aug 27, 2015

    4 important tips for navigating the rocky waters of WOTUS rule 3

    The Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is set to go into effect on Friday. Are ranchers prepared to be in compliance with this broad and vague rule? Will the courts overturn the rule? Here are four things you need to know about WOTUS and how to stay out of trouble when EPA comes knocking at your door....More
  • Aug 24, 2015

    How HSUS is attempting to ban bacon & eggs in Massachusetts 9

    The Humane Society of the United States has introduced a ballot measure in Massachusetts to ban the sales of pork and eggs produced from modern facilities. This doesn’t bode well for both farmers and consumers. Here’s what you need to know....More
  • Aug 20, 2015

    HSUS vet to serve on USDA’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health 4

    USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has revealed the names of 19 industry professionals who will serve on his Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Among the names includes veterinarians, academics and livestock producers, as well as an HSUS employee who has openly criticized modern-day livestock production....More
  • Aug 18, 2015

    Why EPA’s weak apology & lack of action on toxic spill is disgraceful 3

    After the EPA accidentally release 3 million gallons of toxic water into the Animas River in Colorado, the agency has assured the media that the river’s water quality is “restoring itself.” While EPA pushes WOTUS on land owners, perhaps the agency should follow its own advice when it comes to caring for the environment....More
  • Jul 8, 2015

    What you need to know about HSUS vs. Indiana Sen. Brent Steele 2

    The Humane Society of the United States is facing an investigation for wrongful fundraising tactics in Indiana. What does this mean for America’s farmers and ranchers? Find out on today’s BEEF Daily blog....More
  • Jun 24, 2015

    Why COOL needs to go; guest blog by John Maddux 1

    This week’s BEEF Editor’s blog is a guest editorial written by Nebraska rancher John Maddux. Canada recently announced its list of products that it will place retaliatory tariffs on, and Mexico is expected to do the same soon. TCOOL is a failed experiment that needs to go, Maddux says....More

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